Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Dakota

Precipitation Rankings, May 1991

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1991
1-Month
3.07"
(77.98mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1901
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1927
Apr–May 1991
2-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Mar–May 1991
3-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Feb–May 1991
4-Month
6.17"
(156.72mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Jan–May 1991
5-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Dec 1990–May 1991
6-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1896
Nov 1990–May 1991
7-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1980
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1896
Oct 1990–May 1991
8-Month
7.39"
(187.71mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.17"
(-4.31mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1990 1980
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1999
Sep 1990–May 1991
9-Month
8.56"
(217.42mm)
9.21"
(233.93mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1990 1980
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011
Aug 1990–May 1991
10-Month
10.25"
(260.35mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1999
Jul 1990–May 1991
11-Month
12.54"
(318.52mm)
13.93"
(353.82mm)
-1.39"
(-35.30mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jun 1990–May 1991
12-Month
17.37"
(441.20mm)
17.33"
(440.18mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1990 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Dec 1989–May 1991
18-Month
21.61"
(548.89mm)
23.19"
(589.03mm)
-1.58"
(-40.14mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1990 1937
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Jun 1989–May 1991
24-Month
30.04"
(763.02mm)
34.63"
(879.60mm)
-4.59"
(-116.58mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1990 1935
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1995
Jun 1988–May 1991
36-Month
43.62"
(1,107.95mm)
51.85"
(1,316.99mm)
-8.23"
(-209.04mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1990 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011
Jun 1987–May 1991
48-Month
57.68"
(1,465.07mm)
69.06"
(1,754.12mm)
-11.38"
(-289.05mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1939 1937
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2012
Jun 1986–May 1991
60-Month
77.62"
(1,971.55mm)
86.26"
(2,191.00mm)
-8.64"
(-219.45mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 1938
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2013

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/